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Old 12/09/2006, 04:57 AM   #26
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Three cheers for Larry!!!

I think we did the club a disservice by not making him a BOD member. (whether he wanted to be or not )
Chances are, that I won't be at many meetings in the foreseeable future. I think the club is in better hands than mine, anyway, even if I did want to go to every single meeting.


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She's well over 230 years old, but way too young to die. Her name is 'America'... And I love her and I have always been proud of her.

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Old 12/09/2006, 11:20 PM   #27
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>Does anyone know of a fish store / warehouse in Farmingdale >on marine street? I have been advised that this place is >excellent, but I don't know anything about it and couldn't find >any info here.

I used to know a guy named Brian Buckout(sp?) that had a place name Indo Marine. I think that was in Farmingdale but he was wholesale only too I think. That place was incredible.


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Old 12/10/2006, 02:50 AM   #28
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>Does anyone know of a fish store / warehouse in Farmingdale >on marine street? I have been advised that this place is >excellent, but I don't know anything about it and couldn't find >any info here.

I used to know a guy named Brian Buckout(sp?) that had a place name Indo Marine. I think that was in Farmingdale but he was wholesale only too I think. That place was incredible.

I've heard about a place on Marine St, and I've driven down that street many times, but I never saw the place (maybe never noticed?). All I've heard about them is that they won't do business with hobbyists anyway.


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On top of that, she's being abused by those to whom she has given everything... Lies about her abound, and seem to come from all sides. Just breaks my heart. Maybe, if we join together, we can help her heal.
She's well over 230 years old, but way too young to die. Her name is 'America'... And I love her and I have always been proud of her.

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Old 12/10/2006, 07:58 AM   #29
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yup, thats why its not marked.


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Old 12/21/2006, 07:13 PM   #30
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mutts and butts in merrick re-did their frag tanks and now have alot of lps/sps. might be worth a look if ur in the area.


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Old 01/13/2007, 09:18 AM   #31
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There is a fairly new pet store at 915 Carmans Rd in Massapequa called Animal House Pets and Aquarium. It's in the Pathmark Shopping Center, Carman Plaza. The phone number is 516-798-3940.
I have found the owner of the store, Sheng, to be really helpful. He doesn't have a lot of stock, but what he has looks healthy to me and he'll special order, too. They will also give a 10% discount to LIRA members on most things.


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Old 01/29/2007, 02:59 PM   #32
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FYI, Reefs and Rivers is out of business


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Old 01/29/2007, 08:10 PM   #33
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Selmers in Huntington near 110 & jericho has some reef stuff as well. Woth a look if your in the area but can sometimeas be pricey


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Old 02/05/2007, 11:51 PM   #34
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Nice list. Some stores I'de heard of, but did not know where to find.

Is it possible to set something up so we could have a thread under each store name to comment and share our experiences?


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Old 02/07/2007, 09:10 PM   #35
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You should check out, and add to, this website: Rate Your Local Fish Store
Last time I checked the site was down... Hopefully it's back online now.


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Old 02/10/2007, 06:28 PM   #36
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Anyone know of a store in west hemstead 17N off the southern state. I was there once and they had a nice coral selection. I want to stop in but forgot the name and exactly where it was.


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Old 03/03/2007, 03:33 PM   #37
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Nice list. Some stores I'de heard of, but did not know where to find.

Is it possible to set something up so we could have a thread under each store name to comment and share our experiences?
Sounds like a good idea, but LIReef would probably want sponsorship money for advertisement like that.


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Old 03/03/2007, 05:44 PM   #38
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>Does anyone know of a fish store / warehouse in Farmingdale >on marine street? I have been advised that this place is >excellent, but I don't know anything about it and couldn't find >any info here.

I used to know a guy named Brian Buckout(sp?) that had a place name Indo Marine. I think that was in Farmingdale but he was wholesale only too I think. That place was incredible.
That is Steve at Island Aquatics, they are Wholesale only.

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Old 03/03/2007, 08:36 PM   #39
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>Does anyone know of a fish store / warehouse in Farmingdale >on marine street? I have been advised that this place is >excellent, but I don't know anything about it and couldn't find >any info here.

I used to know a guy named Brian Buckout(sp?) that had a place name Indo Marine. I think that was in Farmingdale but he was wholesale only too I think. That place was incredible.
Heh, you knew Brian?
I just talked to him yesterday. He's a great friend of mine. He hasn't touched anything related to fish tanks in years and he was complaining about it to me yesterday. I'll get him back into it.

You have to have a business license to purchase animals from the place in farmingdale and it has to be for the aquarium industry. Otherwise Steve will deny you access.


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Old 03/03/2007, 11:18 PM   #40
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Yeah I used to go to his and Connies house in Valley Stream when he was doing it in his basement. Incredible stuff. Very long ago. Tell him Tom said hello.
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Old 03/04/2007, 08:09 AM   #41
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Tom,
It's funny you mentioned that. We were just talking about his setup in Valley Stream. I'll tell him you said hello.

He opened a full wholesale outfit in Massepequa after that for a short while. Took over Wheelin Willy's place on Broadway. It closed after another (evil) company stepped in and forced him to close. That was about 9 years ago.


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Old 03/17/2007, 10:52 AM   #42
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What does everybody think of Brian's in Rocky Point? Its the only fish store I've ever gone to so i don't know what its like compared to other LFS.


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Old 03/17/2007, 11:00 AM   #43
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Not much, fill up your gas tank head west young man!


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Old 03/17/2007, 12:11 PM   #44
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Thanks Im going to Aqua Hut today, hows that place?


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Old 03/17/2007, 12:19 PM   #45
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IMO you have Aqua Hut & Petswarehouse.com.

Not necessarily in that order. The others are small or inconsistent or worse high priced (CC)


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Old 03/18/2007, 10:22 AM   #46
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For what they have, its ok. Brian's seems to always have healthy fish of the most popular types, and decent prices, just not a big selection. Yesteray they had firefish for 11.99, purple firefish for 20, yellow tangs of various sizes 19.99-49.99, etcetera.


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Old 03/18/2007, 11:09 AM   #47
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OK, does Aqua Hut normally pick up their phone, or are they closed Sunday?


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Old 03/18/2007, 12:18 PM   #48
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They are always open and never answer the phone.


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Old 03/18/2007, 01:04 PM   #49
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Anybody have the address or phone # of Steve at Island Aquatics?


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Old 03/19/2007, 12:23 PM   #50
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I can get it for you, but you have to have a business license to purchase animals from him. Or at least that's how it's supposed to work...


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